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Oct 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
stronger. but, as a nato member and a key ally of the united states, it's important for turkey to strike a strategic balance in east asia. that means japan will remain an important partner. nhk world, tokyo. >>> a japanese research team says most of the radioactive cesium that fell on the forest floor after the accident at the fukushima plant is still in the same place. researchers from the japan atomic energy agency installed monitoring equipment in woods near fukushima prefecture in may 2011. that was two months after the accident. they hope to learn how cesium moves from fallen leaves to soil. the results show that rain washed it off leaves six months after the accident. the researchers say that as the leaves decomposed, the cesium moved into the soil. after two years of research, they say that only about 0.1% to 0.2% has reached a depth of 10 centimeters. >> translator: the results suggest that the cesium has not penetrated deep into the ground. i think the findings will be useful to decontaminate affected areas. >> they concluded it's unlikely underground water has probably c
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